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Authorities respond to shooting at high school in New Mexico

Authorities respond to shooting at high school in New Mexico

Police are responding to reports of an active shooter at Aztec High School in New Mexico.

Police told KOAT that the suspect in the shooting is dead.

Families of the shooting victims have already been notified, Bryce Current, an official with the San Juan Sheriff's Office told reporters.

The shooting happened at Aztec High, a school with about 1,000 students near the Colorado border.

Another news outlet reports that calls to Aztec police, the San Juan County Sheriff's Office, and other law enforcement agencies have not been immediately returned. Parents are advised to please stay away from all of the schools until further notice.

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The school is located in the Four Corners region and is near the Navajo Nation, about 180 miles north of Albuquerque.

The New Mexico State Police were taking over the investigation.

We are aware that there was a shooting at Aztec High School.

Bloomfield and Farmington High Schools are also on preventative lockdown.


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